This aerial view shows the distinctive, steeply tilted Murihiku beds in the Hokonui Hills, Southland. Some of the harder beds or groups of beds, mainly sandstone or conglomerate, stand out clearly. Much of what you cannot see is mudstone, which is softer and tends to be covered in grass.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Photograph by Lloyd Homer
Permission of GNS Science must be obtained before any use of this image.